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Fatbeam Contracts with OneNeck for Carrier Access into Tier III Data…
Fatbeam Contracts with OneNeck for Carrier Access into Tier III Data…

2017-04-06

It’s a win-win because OneNeck’s facility has an established reputation and is already utilized by a number of organizations in the Bend, Oregon market, which was critically important to us in choosing a partner. Bend, Ore. April 06, 2017 — Today, OneNeck® IT Solutions announced signing a new 3-year contract with Idaho-based Fatbeam. Under the contract, Fatbeam will gain carrier access into OneNeck’s Uptime Institute Certified Tier III data center in Bend, Oregon. “By gaining carrier access into OneNeck’s data center in Bend, it allows us to easily connect...

YA Makes Significant Investment in Fully Integrated, Flexible…
YA Makes Significant Investment in Fully Integrated, Flexible…

2017-04-06

“In just a few short years we’ve made the transition from a traditional marketing promotions company to an industry leading, analytics-based digital, social and mobile marketing firm,” said YA President and CEO Chris Behrens. Minneapolis, Minnesota April 06, 2017 — YA, the market leader in delivering high-impact, data-driven marketing promotions for the nation’s most respected brands, announced today it is in the final stages of implementing a $7 million technology upgrade that impacts virtually every part of the organization. “In just a few short years we’ve made the transition from a traditional marketing promotions company to an industry leading, analytics-based digital, social and mobile marketing firm,” said YA President and CEO Chris Behrens. “This entirely new platform allows us to lead the industry in offering our clients in-depth, actionable insights on the efficacy of their promotions and on...

Powered by Greentube Pro, Treasure Island Resort & Casino Launches Next-Gen Social Casino Platform
Powered by Greentube Pro, Treasure Island Resort & Casino Launches Next-Gen Social Casino Platform

2017-04-05

Social Casino Designed to Meet Modern Player Demands While Drawing them to Property NEW YORK, NY– – Apr 5, 2017) – Greentube and the Prairie Island Indian Community, a federally-recognized Indian Tribe, today announced that they have launched playTIcasino — their next-generation social casino platform for the Tribe’s Minnesota-based property, Treasure Island Resort & Casino. “We looked to Greentube to create a branded social gaming platform that allows our players a chance to experience Treasure Island in a new and exciting way,” said Shelley Buck, Prairie Island Tribal Council President. “With playTIcasino...

boatBurner launches “Crush it” campaign for Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP
boatBurner launches “Crush it” campaign for Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP

2017-04-05

First national advertising push for skyrocketing brand captures stories of real women ST. PAUL, MN– – April 05, 2017) – Today boatBurner launches the first-ever national advertising campaign for Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP, one of the fastest-growing popcorn brands in the country. To embrace the brand’s philosophy of “real, nothing fake,” the campaign features real women who overcome both everyday challenges and extreme adversity to go on and crush it. The “Crush it” campaign includes national broadcast, branded content, social, digital, experiential and in-store promotions, and continues to build the brand’s momentum in the competitive snacking category. Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP is leveraging the campaign along with a logo and packaging refresh to position the brand as a leader in the better-for-you snacking...

Downs Joins North American Title Co. As Assistant County Manager For…
Downs Joins North American Title Co. As Assistant County Manager For…

2017-04-05

DJ’s many years of national sales experience, along with sales management training and developing sales training systems and hiring processes will bring excitement and drive to our Santa Clara operation. Campbell, Calif. April 05, 2017 — Sales and marketing veteran David “DJ” Downs has joined North American Title Co. as the assistant county manager for Santa Clara County. “DJ’s many years of national sales experience, along with sales management training and developing sales training systems and hiring processes will bring excitement and drive to our Santa Clara operation,” said Kevin Melberg, Campbell/Santa Clara county manager, North American Title Co. “We are pleased to welcome him to our Campbell branch.” Downs has over 10 years of sales and marketing experience. Most recently, he...

First-Time Franchisors Face Unique Challenges, Attorney Warns
First-Time Franchisors Face Unique Challenges, Attorney Warns

2017-04-05

If an entrepreneur already has a successful store, restaurant or other business that’s currently operated by a trusted manager, consider offering the first franchise to that individual New York, NY April 05, 2017 — One of the toughest challenges facing a new franchisor is actually selling the first franchise, says Thomas M. Pitegoff, counsel in the New York City office of LeClairRyan and co-chair of the national law firm’s franchise industry team. After all, who would take the risk of buying a franchise from an organization that has no existing franchisees? A satisfied customer may initiate the franchising idea, even before the would-be franchisor has taken the first step to prepare an offering, but this rarely happens, writes Pitegoff in a recent blog, Testing a New...

“Hits for Homes” returns to Miller Park this baseball season
“Hits for Homes” returns to Miller Park this baseball season

2017-04-04

MILWAUKEE, April 4, 2017 — For the third consecutive year, Associated Bank and Brewers Community Foundation teamed-up to launch “Hits for Homes” at Miller Park on Opening Day. This charitable program benefits Housing Resources, Inc. (HRI), a nonprofit organization that provides support to low- to moderate-income homeowners in the Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha Counties. For every hit recorded by the Brewers during 2017 home games, Associated Bank and Brewers Community Foundation will donate $150 to HRI, up to a combined $100,000. Each hit and corresponding donation will be tallied on the Associated Bank LED board, located above the Check Deck in the outfield, throughout the baseball season. Donations are tallied...

Lightspeed  Announces Five Noteworthy Hospitality Customers
Lightspeed Announces Five Noteworthy Hospitality Customers

2017-04-04

New restaurants signal Lightspeed’s continued dedication to independent businesses that bring city streets to life MONTRÉAL, April 4, 2017 — Lightspeed, the world’s most powerful cloud-based point of sale system for restaurants and retailers, today announced the signing of five clients within the hospitality sector, signaling strong growth for independent businesses in North America’s food and drink sector. “Hospitality needs are constantly evolving, and Lightspeed’s all-in-one cloud-based restaurant management system gives our partners the tools they need to continuously provide an unforgettable customer experience,” said Lightspeed Founder and CEO Dax Dasilva. “We are thrilled to bring these five exceptional businesses into the Lightspeed network and continue to be a partner in their growth and success.” Lightspeed welcomes the...

Jim Loffler, Loffler Companies Founder and CEO, Named a Top American…
Jim Loffler, Loffler Companies Founder and CEO, Named a Top American…

2017-04-04

Our team of the best and the brightest works hard every day to design and implement the innovative services we offer, and to extend the excellent, unparalleled client service and support we are pleased to deliver to our clients. Minneapolis, MN April 04, 2017 — Jim Loffler, founder and CEO of Loffler Companies, has been recognized by the Cannata Report as one of the top 35 American Dealer Icons in celebration of their 35th anniversary as the leading media resource for the business technology, imaging and workflow solutions industry. “I am so pleased and humbled to receive this honor,” Loffler said. “Our team of the best and the brightest works hard every day to design and implement the innovative services we offer, and to extend the excellent, unparalleled...

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